Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2008-08-17 18:00:42

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The city's two middle schools, which long have struggled on state standardized tests, went in different directions this year.

2008-08-15 06:00:33

By Robyn Meadows Lancaster County's 16 public school districts made little improvement on the state assessment test, according to results released today by the state Department of Education.

2008-08-14 12:00:46

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Michael Race of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, +1-717-783-9802 7 in 10 students Now Meeting State Standards; Under-Funded Districts, High Schools Major Areas of Concern HARRISBURG, Pa.,Aug.

2008-08-13 21:00:23

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The view inside Chase Middle School on Tuesday afternoon wasn't the picture that a No Child Left Behind label painted.

2008-08-12 09:01:23

Public confidence in America's public schools and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) declined in 2008, according to findings from the second annual national survey by Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) at Harvard University.

2008-08-12 06:00:58

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Clark County School District students overwhelmingly failed their end-of-semester math exams, but scored high enough on state standardized tests to meet the benchmarks of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

2008-08-11 15:01:09

By Polly Summar Journal Staff Writer VELARDE -- Drivers to Taos pass by Velarde Elementary School every day, not knowing what the humble structure on the west side of NM 68 holds inside.

2008-08-08 21:00:23

By Emily Krone ekrone@@dailyherald.com A DuPage school district has backed off a threat to boycott state tests this spring for students who are still learning English.

2008-08-08 15:00:48

Let's start by establishing that No Child Left Behind is seriously flawed, unfairly labels schools as failing when students are improving and offers schools one way to pass and 37 subgroup ways to fail. But let's finish by acknowledging the U.S.

2008-08-08 09:01:20

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Though educators and parents statewide have been concerned about the large amount of time students spend being tested, the Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Assessment is recommending even more testing.

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